Civil Litigation Division

The Civil Litigation Division provides advice and representation to all state agencies in major cases. This includes defense of the State in tort claims, actions filed against members of the judiciary, employment claims made against state agencies, and actions brought against the legislature (including education lawsuits). Indian gaming matters, selected workers compensation claims, and agency bankruptcy issues are handled by the Civil Litigation Division. A source of centralized legal expertise in personnel, bankruptcy and tort law, the Division endeavors to provide the information necessary for state agencies to make informed decisions.

The Civil Litigation Division prosecutes administrative actions on behalf of:

  • the Department of Education;
  • the Department of Transportation;
  • the Military Division; and
  • numerous smaller agencies, Boards and Commissions.

Steven Olsen, Division Chief
Elaine Maneck, Legal Secretary
Phone: (208) 334-4139
Fax: (208) 854-8073

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